Legislative Issues

The Upstate Update: May 2021 - May 25th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we introduce the 2021 ForeverGreen Award honorees, celebrate the iconic Grant Meadow in Pickens County, and more. read more

Legislative Updates 2021: May 10-14 - May 17th, 2021

Here's an overview of where things stand at the end of the 2021 Legislative Session. Buckle up, there's a lot to recap. read more

By Megan Chase

Legislative Updates 2021: April 12-16 - April 19th, 2021

With just four weeks remaining in the 2021 Legislative Session, Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins offers a deep dive on a unique tool SC Senators can use to stall a bill, as well as the latest updates on the proposed breakup of DHEC, Santee Cooper reform, several new bills filed and others we are tracking. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 8-12 - March 15th, 2021

We are halfway through the Spring 2021 Legislative Session! Read on for the latest updates on several bills we are tracking, as well as a deep dive on the Solar HOA Bill. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The Upstate Update: February 2021 - February 18th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, meet the 2021 ForeverGreen Award Honorees, read our 2020 donor impact report, and more. read more

Your support made the difference in 2020 - February 17th, 2021

Our mission to protect the Upstate’s critical land and water resources has never been more relevant or urgent, but we could not do any of this crucial work without your support. Read to see the impact your support made in 2020. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Upcoming virtual panel to explore environmental justice issues in the Upstate - February 3rd, 2021

Join us for “Erasing the Redline: How Communities of Color are Disproportionately Exposed to Pollution and How to Fix It,” a virtual panel discussion about the adverse effects that pollution has on communities of color, and how to provide sustainable solutions for those communities, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from noon - 1 pm. read more

The Upstate Update: January 2021 - January 21st, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share news about our first completed conservation project of the New Year, our 2021 advocacy priorities, and more. read more

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